Welcome Back to McKinley 2020-2021!

August 12th, 2020|

Hello McKinley Families, Below is a video including information about the upcoming school year. In the video I refer to a question & answer video I will do next week. To do that I need [...]

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Back to School Update for Fall 2020 | Actualización sobre el regreso a la escuela para el otoño del 2020

June 16th, 2020|

Salem-Keizer Public Schools is beginning to finalize details for the 2020-21 school year. There are many factors that will impact our ability to have students on-site. These include social distancing, keeping students in small groups, contact tracing, transportation, cleaning protocols, and staffing levels. Back to School Update for Fall 2020 | Actualización sobre el regreso a la escuela para el otoño del 2020

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March McKinley Messages

February 28th, 2020|

Hi McKinley Friends and Families, Attached is your March newsletter filled with lots of information on what's going on at McKinley. Check out the calendar on page 1, PTC information on page 3 and so [...]

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February McKinley Messages

January 31st, 2020|

Hello McKinley Families, Attached is the February 2020 Newsletter. It is full of information. It includes a detailed calendar of all the events over the next few months. Please mark your calendar and join [...]

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Dec/Jan McKinley Messages 2019-20

November 26th, 2019|

Hello McKinley Families, Here is the December/January 2019-20 Newsletter. It is full of information. It includes a detailed calendar of all the events over the next few months. Please mark your calendar and join in! [...]

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Panorama Family-School Relationships Survey

November 25th, 2019|

Dear Families, Our district values ​​your feedback! We would like to invite you to take a brief anonymous survey during Parent-Teacher Conferences and tell us about your experience at your child's elementary school. We need your feedback [...]

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June McKinley Messages

May 31st, 2019|

Open the June McKinley Messages attachment below to see all of the upcoming events happening at McKinley this Spring and Summer. Happy June!

Elementary Shared Resources

May 29th, 2019|

District Links Speak to a Counselor ParentVUE (Grades and Attendance) Student Logins & Resources (Student Password Reset, i-Ready, Clever, iRead and more) Elementary Library Media School Meals (Student Meal Cards) [...]

McKinley Auction Donation Form

April 2nd, 2019|

Greetings McKinley and Salem area community! On April 19th 2019, McKinley Parent Teacher Community will be hosting a Bingo Night and Silent Auction to raise funds for McKinley Elementary School’s educational programs and field trips. [...]

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Marion Co. Health & Human Services: No Confirmed Cases of Measles in Marion County | Servicios Humanos y de Salud del Condado de Marion: No se han presentado casos confirmados de sarampión en el Condado de Marion

January 30th, 2019|

Marion County Health & Human Services has asked us to share this information with you regarding a measles outbreak in Clark County, Washington. "Due to the current measles outbreak investigation in Clark County, Washington, we've received [...]

Donations for Auction Needed

January 23rd, 2019|

Greetings McKinley and Salem area community! On April 19th 2019, McKinley Parent Teacher Community will be hosting a Bingo Night and Silent Auction to raise funds for McKinley Elementary School’s educational programs and field trips. [...]

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About the Boundary Adjustment Process

January 17th, 2019|

The district has created resources to help explain the boundary adjustment process. If adopted by the Salem-Keizer School Board on February 12, the proposed boundary adjustments would go into effect in Fall 2019. Parents and [...]

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December McKinley Messages

November 30th, 2018|

Hi McKinley Families, So much happening in the next few weeks, including Winter programs. Please open the attachment, December McKinley Messages, to see a full list and details. Jennifer Denny, Office Manager    

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November McKinley Messages

October 26th, 2018|

Hi McKinley Families, Please take a few minutes to check out all the great things happening at McKinley in the upcoming weeks in the attached newsletter.  

Fun Run Schedule for Friday, October 5th

October 3rd, 2018|

Run Schedule for Fun Run Friday, October 5, 2018 Plan A, Outdoors on track: Time Teacher, Room Teacher, Room 9:05 Etchevers 1st Grade, Room 8 Leduc Gibson 1st Grade, Room 6 9:30 Philipek Kinder, Room [...]

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Every Day 24J

September 25th, 2018|

Missing a day or two of school may not seem like a big deal, but that time matters. If a student misses just two days of school a month, by the end of the [...]

McKinley Picture Day is September 21st

September 7th, 2018|

Picture day is quickly approaching. Pre-orders for picture packages may now be placed online at https://ios.mydorian.com using your school's access key provided here MEETD8P3. Online pre-orders using your school's access key are available up to 4 [...]

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2018-19 School Supply Lists

June 20th, 2018|

2018-2019 McKinley School Supply Requested List **Grades K-4 share supplies in our rooms: please send these items unlabeled. Kindergarten (shared supplies) 1 folder, 2 pocket (preferably plastic) 2 packages [...]

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Salem-Keizer Public Schools to Offer Free Summer Meals

June 18th, 2018|

Meals are available for all children Each year, Salem-Keizer Public Schools participates in the Summer Meals Program, which provides free meals to all children ages 1-18, regardless of family income. Free summer meals will be [...]

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City of Salem Drinking Water Advisory Update

June 8th, 2018|

On Wednesday, June 6, the City of Salem issued a new advisory for vulnerable populations to not consume tap water due to algae blooms in the Detroit Reservoir. This advisory is expected to continue at [...]

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Salem-Keizer Budget Committee Approves $1.1 Billion 2018-19 Budget

May 23rd, 2018|

The school district’s budget includes bond funds and new revenue estimates from Oregon Department of Education The Salem-Keizer Public Schools (SKPS) Budget Committee tonight moved to recommend a budget totaling $1,147,797,142. The budget includes bond [...]

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Now Open – Registration For Jumpstart Kindergarten In Summer Of 2018

May 23rd, 2018|

Students entering kindergarten in many of our Title IA-funded elementary schools have the opportunity to attend a free kindergarten preparation program this summer called Jumpstart Kinder this summer. Jumpstart Kinder is August 6–10, 2018, from approximately [...]

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Salem-Keizer Voters Approve $619.7 Million School Bond

May 16th, 2018|

Bond dollars will relieve overcrowding and add science, vocational spaces and more Voters in Salem and Keizer have approved a $619.7 million bond measure referred to the May 15 ballot by the Salem-Keizer Public Schools [...]

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Lee Elementary Students Honored For Science Projects

March 22nd, 2018|

Two teams of students at Lee Elementary School won national recognition this month for science projects they've been working on since September. Both groups got Honorable Mentions in Toshiba's ExploraVision science competition. They were the only [...]

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Preschool Registration Begins in April

March 15th, 2018|

If your child will be three- or four-years-old on or before September 10, 2018, April is the time to register for preschool! Early Enrollment for Current Families April 4, 2018, from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.; [...]

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Kindergarten Registration Now Open For 2018-19

February 27th, 2018|

Kindergarten registration for the 2018-2019 school year opens on Tuesday, February 20! Often thought of as a transition year between home and school, kindergarten prepares your child for a successful academic career and is now [...]

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All Salem-Keizer Public Schools are Closed Thursday, Feb. 22

February 22nd, 2018|

Due to inclement weather, all Salem-Keizer Public Schools will be closed and all afternoon and evening activities are cancelled. All district offices will remain open from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. This snow day may [...]

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Proposed Elementary Math Adoption Curriculum Available For Review Until March 7, 2018

February 14th, 2018|

At its February 13 business meeting, the Salem-Keizer Board of Education heard the first reading of the recommended elementary math adoption curriculum, Ready Math, Publisher Curriculum Associates. The instruction materials are available for community/parent review [...]

Crossing Guards Needed for 2018-19 School Year

August 10th, 2017|

McKinley School is looking for permanent crossing guards for three 30-minute shifts, three in the morning, and one after school.  These are paid school district positions. Morning hours are 8:30-9:00 am; afternoon shift is 3:15-3:45 [...]